Question About Shimmer

Asked by theindigoeffect 4 years ago

I'm building a superfriends deck with a prison sub-theme, and I have a question concerning the aforementioned card:

All my lands are non-basic, but I realize that I can't simply name basic lands when playing Shimmer , so would I be able to name a Mountain or Maze of Ith ?

How specific or non-specific do I have to be?

Tyrant-Thanatos says... Accepted answer #1

You must select a land type with Shimmer, not a specific land, nor the name of a land card.

For Reference:

Basic land types: Plains, Island, Swamp, Mountain, and Forest.

Nonbasic land types: Desert, Gate, Lair, Locus, Urza's, Mine, Power-Plant, and Tower.

April 19, 2017 3:14 p.m. Edited.

Would a maze be considered a land type? Maze of Ith, for example.

April 19, 2017 3:21 p.m.

No, land types are noted on the card in the type area. Mountain for instance, says that it's type is "Basic Land - Mountain" which indicates that it has the land type Mountain. Steam Vents has both the Island and Mountain types, for example. If Maze of Ith had a "Maze" type, it would read "Land - Maze" in the type box.

It's very similar to creature types. Llanowar Elves for instance, has the Elf and Druid creature types.

April 19, 2017 3:24 p.m. Edited.

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